The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 51 63 56
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Contract jobs citing Selenium 12 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.84% 0.16% 1.68%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.44% 1.37% 14.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 7
Average daily rate
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£500 £325 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -27.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £50.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +124.44%
Selenium
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Development Applications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
73 73 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 11.18% 11.72% 11.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 42 58
Average daily rate £385 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -9.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Selenium across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Selenium
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Selenium across the Hertfordshire region.

Selenium Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Selenium
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Selenium across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Selenium Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Selenium
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead - 5 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - - 1
Hertford - - - -
St Albans - - - - 2
Watford - - - -
Selenium
East of England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Selenium also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Selenium.

1 29 (90.63%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (62.50%) Java
3 18 (56.25%) Scrum
4 17 (53.13%) JUnit
5 16 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 16 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 16 (50.00%) BDD
6 14 (43.75%) Unit Testing
6 14 (43.75%) TDD
7 13 (40.63%) MVC
7 13 (40.63%) HTML
7 13 (40.63%) CSS
7 13 (40.63%) Ruby
8 12 (37.50%) JSON
8 12 (37.50%) Ant
8 12 (37.50%) XML
9 11 (34.38%) JIRA
9 11 (34.38%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (34.38%) Cucumber
9 11 (34.38%) Jenkins
10 10 (31.25%) REST
11 9 (28.13%) NoSQL
11 9 (28.13%) Subversion
11 9 (28.13%) Finance
11 9 (28.13%) UNIX
11 9 (28.13%) Linux
11 9 (28.13%) Python
12 8 (25.00%) Apache
12 8 (25.00%) Tomcat
12 8 (25.00%) SOAP

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Selenium also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Selenium. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (25.00%) Apache
1 8 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (18.75%) MQSeries
2 6 (18.75%) JBoss
2 6 (18.75%) WebLogic
2 6 (18.75%) CMS
2 6 (18.75%) WebSphere
2 6 (18.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (9.38%) Node.js
3 3 (9.38%) OpenStack
3 3 (9.38%) Confluence
4 2 (6.25%) lighttpd
5 1 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.13%) OpenShift
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) VRRP
2 2 (6.25%) VPN
2 2 (6.25%) Firewall
3 1 (3.13%) HTTPS
3 1 (3.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) NoSQL
2 8 (25.00%) MySQL
3 6 (18.75%) RDBMS
3 6 (18.75%) Relational Database
4 4 (12.50%) Couchbase
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (53.13%) JUnit
2 16 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 12 (37.50%) Ant
4 11 (34.38%) JIRA
4 11 (34.38%) Cucumber
4 11 (34.38%) Jenkins
5 9 (28.13%) Subversion
6 6 (18.75%) Eclipse
6 6 (18.75%) IntelliJ
6 6 (18.75%) Maven
6 6 (18.75%) Talend Open Studio
6 6 (18.75%) Mockito
7 4 (12.50%) TeamCity
7 4 (12.50%) RSpec
7 4 (12.50%) Hudson
7 4 (12.50%) WATIR
7 4 (12.50%) Capybara
8 3 (9.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (9.38%) SpecFlow
9 2 (6.25%) NUnit
General
1 9 (28.13%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 6 (18.75%) Marketing
3 2 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Developer
2 8 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Software Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Java Software Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Test Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Test Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) QA Leader
6 2 (6.25%) Automated Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Test Automation Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior .NET Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Lead Software Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) .NET Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (40.63%) HTML
1 13 (40.63%) CSS
2 12 (37.50%) JSON
2 12 (37.50%) XML
3 10 (31.25%) REST
4 8 (25.00%) SOAP
4 8 (25.00%) Spring
5 6 (18.75%) Web Services
5 6 (18.75%) JDBC
5 6 (18.75%) JSP
5 6 (18.75%) jQuery
5 6 (18.75%) Ajax
5 6 (18.75%) CSS3
5 6 (18.75%) PhoneGap
5 6 (18.75%) HTML5
5 6 (18.75%) Apache Camel
5 6 (18.75%) AngularJS
6 5 (15.63%) .NET
7 2 (6.25%) COM
7 2 (6.25%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) User Experience
2 2 (6.25%) Open Source
2 2 (6.25%) Digital Media
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) UNIX
1 9 (28.13%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (90.63%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (56.25%) Scrum
3 16 (50.00%) BDD
4 14 (43.75%) Unit Testing
4 14 (43.75%) TDD
5 13 (40.63%) MVC
6 11 (34.38%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (25.00%) Performance Testing
7 8 (25.00%) Test Automation
8 7 (21.88%) SOA
9 6 (18.75%) UML
9 6 (18.75%) OOP
9 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
9 6 (18.75%) Waterfall
9 6 (18.75%) DevOps
10 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
11 3 (9.38%) Dependency Management
11 3 (9.38%) Software Testing
11 3 (9.38%) Manual Testing
11 3 (9.38%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 20 (62.50%) Java
2 16 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (40.63%) Ruby
4 9 (28.13%) Python
5 7 (21.88%) SQL
6 4 (12.50%) Perl
7 3 (9.38%) Scala
7 3 (9.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.50%) ISEB
4 2 (6.25%) ISTQB
4 2 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Puppet
2 3 (9.38%) Vagrant
2 3 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (9.38%) Nagios
3 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Oracle
2 6 (18.75%) Talend
3 2 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft